Drill down into Windows architecture and internals, discover how core Windows components work behind the scenes, and master information you can continually apply to improve architecture, development, system administration, and support.
Led by three renowned Windows internals experts, this classic guide is now fully updated for Windows 10 and 8.x. As always, it combines unparalleled insider perspectives on how Windows behaves “under the hood” with hands-on experiments that let you experience these hidden behaviours firsthand.
Part 2 examines these and other key Windows 10 OS components and capabilities:
- Startup and shutdown
- The Windows Registry
- Windows management mechanisms
- System mechanisms
- Cache Manager
- Windows file systems
- The hypervisor and virtualisation
- UWP Activation
Revised throughout, this edition also contains three entirely new chapters:
- Virtualisation technologies
- Management diagnostics and tracing
- Caching and file system support